Secondly, this is blog post number 301, personally this is mind blowing achievement as it goes hand in hand with the “I never expected it to last this long” comment. Here’s to another 300 blog posts.
It took us 3 days to complete the track and in hindsight, we probably should have pushed it another day as the track is not just hard on your body but also on your four wheel drive.
Climbed Mount Holland, Western Australia to watch the sunset after some of the hardest four wheel driving myself and group of friends have ever attempted, and we weren’t even half way!
What was disapointing is how the falls have been commercialised and quite frankly ruined by the number of Casinos, Starbucks and the cheap theme park atmosphere that has flourished.
Some times, keeping your back to the beach pays off with photographic opportunities nearly everywhere, especially with these three gents who stood out like a sore thumb just waiting to be photographed. This scene is a moment that just had to be captured and is my favourite photo from the trip.
Stopovers with a duration of 3-4 hours are like a photowalk but indoors. There are so many unique opportunities from people watching to the unique archtichecture of the building itself. All that is needed is a keen eye and quick hands on your camera or smartphone to capture that shot.
She stuck her hand out wanting money but as I pulled my camera up to my eye, she turned her head so I couldn’t photograph her. She persisted begging for money from me but every time I tried to take a photo she turned her head. This exchange lasted for no more than 20 or 30 seconds and they disappeared into the crowd and was gone.
I did try and make some adjustments to this image and I think it’s turned out ok but in future I think that I’ll learn how to stitch the images together to get a better result.
The day we visited was extremely cold and rain was threatening however it certainly added to the look of the place from the road. The front of the Museum is pretty colourful and its unmissable in Silverton.
As we walked toward what we thought would be an exit we realised that our exit strategy would require us to climb out and get a little dirtier than usual